A Neighborhood Chamber Concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra

Palm Sunday, April 14

Kids activities in the School Hall, 1:30 pm
CONCERT in the church, 3 pm

The Philadelphia Orchestra invites you to a free Neighborhood Chamber Concert hosted by St. Francis de Sales, as part of a series in which the music and musicians of the Orchestra are introduced to new audiences and venues outside of Verizon Hall. Enjoy a concert by members of the Philadelphia Orchestra in the marvelous acoustics of de Sales!

Featuring:
Yayoi Numazawa – Violin
Daniel Han – Violin
Che hung Chen – Viola
Branson Yeast – Cello

Selections by Mendelssohn, Mozart, and others.

Event is preceded by a meet-and-greet in the school auditorium with nibbles-style catering provided by Vietnam Cafe. Come for face painting, balloon animals, and music! FREE, but let them know you’re coming!

BEHOLD A NEW JOY

Wednesday, December 19, 7 pm

Join the Choir of St. Francis de Sales for its annual Christmas concert by candlelight–a West Philadelphia tradition!

Music will feature arrangements of traditional and modern Advent and Christmas music, as well as selections from Porter, Holst, Bennett, and Rutter. Come behold our magnificent French organ (the largest in the Delaware Valley), now uncovered for the first time in four years!

A dessert and hot chocolate reception follows (per usual) in the parish hall. Freewill donations accepted at the door. Children welcome!